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Psychological, social and financial barriers to energy efficiency

Total Cost €


EC-Contrib. €






Project "PENNY" data sheet

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Organization address
address: Corso Magenta 63
city: MILANO
postcode: 20123

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 Coordinator Country Italy [IT]
 Project website
 Total cost 1˙985˙237 €
 EC max contribution 1˙501˙837 € (76%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.3.3.1. (Reducing energy consumption and carbon foorpint by smart and sustainable use)
 Code Call H2020-EE-2016-RIA-IA
 Funding Scheme RIA
 Starting year 2016
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2016-09-01   to  2019-08-31


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    FONDAZIONE ENI ENRICO MATTEI IT (MILANO) coordinator 612˙875.00
4    DEBRECENI EGYETEM HU (DEBRECEN) participant 94˙375.00
5    POLITECNICO DI MILANO IT (MILANO) participant 82˙125.00


 Project objective

The project aims at improving our understanding on behavioural mechanisms in energy efficiency, following an interdisciplinary and broad behavioural science approach. The project will provide an empirical and numerical assessment of the psychological, social, economic and financial factors that influence energy efficiency in the residential and industry sectors By paring with energy utilities and retailers in different European countries, the project will conduct scientific experiments (A/B testing) which will enhance the design of policies aiming at maximizing energy efficient behaviors. The project will use novel data from different European countries to take into consideration institutional and political factors. The project will analyze consumers’ behavior related to the consumption of energy, the investment in energy efficient products, as well as the renovation of buildings. Finally, ex ante assessment will be executed using improved energy economy models, which will generate quantitative information with regard to expected impacts of EU and global policies.


List of deliverables.
Multiuser website Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2020-03-20 18:35:03
1st Newsletter Documents, reports 2020-03-20 18:35:03
Report on theoretical behavioural framework Documents, reports 2020-03-20 18:35:03
Report on assessment of energy-efficient policies and interventions Documents, reports 2020-03-20 18:35:03
Report on psychological and country characteristics influencing energy efficient behaviour and its underlying processes Documents, reports 2020-03-20 18:35:03
Communication and Dissemination plan Documents, reports 2020-03-20 18:35:03

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of PENNY deliverables.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2018 Martin Baikowski
Impacts of consumers\' electricity price misperceptions
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
CAWM Discussion Paper 105 2020-03-20
2019 Piero Fraternali and Sergio Luis Herrera Gonzalez
An augmented reality game for energy awareness
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
12th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems September 23 – 25 2019 2020-03-20
2018 J. Blasch, N. Boogen, C. Daminato & M. Filippini
Empower the consumer! Energy-related financial literacy and its socioeconomic determinants
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.3929/ethz-b-000263429
CER-ETH Working Paper 18/289 2020-03-20
2018 J. Blasch & C. Daminato
Behavioral anomalies and energy-related individual choices: the role of status-quo bias
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI: 10.3929/ethz-b-000298550
CER-ETH Working Paper 18/300 2020-03-20
2018 Ellen Van Der Werff, Linda Steg
Spillover Benefits: Emphasizing Different Benefits of Environmental Behavior and Its Effects on Spillover
published pages: 1-16, ISSN: 1664-1078, DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02347
Frontiers in Psychology 9 2020-03-20
2019 Maliheh Namazkhan, Casper Albers, Linda Steg
The role of environmental values, socio-demographics and building characteristics in setting room temperatures in winter
published pages: 1183-1192, ISSN: 0360-5442, DOI: 10.1016/
Energy 171 2020-03-20
2018 J. Blasch, N. Boogen, C. Daminato & M. Filippini
Are we literate enough to choose a new washing machine?
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
PENNY Blog 2020-03-20
2019 Jacopo Bonan, Cristina Cattaneo, Giovanna d\'Adda, Massimo Tavoni
Heterogeneity of social information programs: the role of identity and values
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
Development Working Papers 443 2020-03-20
2019 Viktória Bene, Ildikó Bihari, Ibolya Czibere, Imre Kovách, Boldizsár Megyesi, Viktória Paczári, Beáta Pataki
Factors influencing household\'s energy conumption in Hungary Case-study conducted in the city of Debrecen
published pages: , ISSN: 2063-6415, DOI:
Metszetek vol 8 (2019) No 2 2020-03-20
2019 Piero Fraternali, Spartaco Albertarelli, Sergio Luis Herrera
Abstracts from the 8th DACH+ Conference on Energy Informatics
published pages: 45 - 48, ISSN: 2520-8942, DOI: 10.1186/s42162-019-0098-7
Energy Informatics 2/S2 2020-03-20
2018 Cristina Cattaneo
Internal and External Barriers to Energy Efficiency: Made-to-Measure Policy Interventions
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
\"FEEM working papers \"\"Note di lavoro\"\" series\" 2018.008 2020-03-20

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